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0. good morning, serious rainstorms moving in this weekend. we'll tell you about the preparations. top u.s. security officials are testifying on capitol hill. the investigating hearing underway about russia's allegedly meddling in the u.s. election. it's cold but thank goodness it's not wet. welcome to thursday january 5th. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. just what mark is going to tell you in a minute about the forecast. >> yeah, we're talking about the weekend storms previewing those because it's going to be -- i'll just say it's actually a moisture plume like a garden hose being directed towards one
spot producing significant rainfall in the bay area. it's a cold front approaching in the area and moving out. it's this moisture plume. you heard about the cold air. it's neat, the warm air is focused to the south and the cold air is to the north and it's sinking in the bay area over the next couple of days. the radar over the past few hours we have the clouds out there and rain showers for the most part have moved out of town. maybe a few left oversprinkles out there. for the most part clouds in place and santa rosa visibility is down to one quarter of a mile. 32 degrees now. san francisco 43 and san jose 46 and liver metro 41 degrees. this morning mostly cloudy skies and 8:00 temperatures in the upper 30s and 40s. into the afternoon hours partly cloudy skies and low to mid 50s and in between systems here as you can pick out into your thursday afternoon. looks nice out there. make the most of the sunshine today. it's changing quite a bit this
weekend and into friday as well. increasing clouds and look what happens by friday night into saturday morning the first waves of rain move on shore. this is just the beginning of what will be a very active weather weekend here in the bay area. we'll talk more about rainfall expectations and high winds and flooding concerns. sal has an update on traffic. good morning, we are looking at a commute that is going to be busy. if you're driving although it's not as bad as i think it could be. this is a look at highway 80 westbound, a 24-minute drive between the cartinez bridge and mcarthur maze. no major problems on the way. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza you will see slow traffic as you drive on the westbound commute. it's getting better in the last few minutes. a new accident reported eastbound 92 at highway 101. that one came in. westbound traffic on the san
matt bridge is not bad. on the peninsula 101 is not looking bad either. 703, back to the desk. across the bay area emergency crews are bracing for a huge amount of rain this weekend. ma ren county is likely to be especially hard hit by the storm. alex savage is live this morning taking a look at what people there are doing to prepare. >> good morning, yeah, certainly one of the biggest concerns with these weekend storms is the possibility of flooding and people up here are taking it seriously. a lot of people have come here to this sandbag station right by the tennis court parking lot on sunny hill drive. people are coming to get these sandbags across this area and these will be busy spots over the next couple of days as there's a bit of a break in the wet weather and a chance for people to prepare. home owns are bracing for several inches of rain this coming weekend. there's also the possibility that local creeks could
overflow their banks as well. emergency workers are preparing for all sorts of problem from the flooding to downed trees and widespread power outages. pge is doubling the number of crews on hand this upcoming weekend so they can kwukly respond to out annals and hopefully get the power back on. county officials are preparing to open up an emergency command center. . it's due to the topography here in the county. we have other mountains throughout the county that literally stop and hold on to the rain clouds as they pass over and it's not until they drop all their moisture that the clouds are able to move on. >> of course all this rain is moving in with the ground already very sach waited so that means the distinct possibility of trees being uprooted. now there's a break in the wet weather, this is the time to
prepare along with getting the sandbags ready to protect your home from flooding. emergency crews say it's also a good idea to make sure you have flashlights all ready to go and plenty of batteries and another thing that is important is before this storm moves in or this series of storms moves in, a good idea so to make sure your cell phone is charged as well in case the power goes out. >> i was in there almost 11 or 12 years ago when they had huge flooding in the north bay and that area was devastated so it's a good reminder for the weekend. >> it certainly is. people take the warnings seriously. as you point out, they have seen it happen before and they know it can happen again. as we're hearing a whole lot of rain coming to the area this weekend. thank you. strong winds from yesterday's storm sent six boats drifting. some of the boats ran aground.
the county sheriff's office says two small dinghies were recovered and returns yesterday. the storm is expected to be big this weekend. that made us think about our question of the day. what's your favorite thing to do when the weather sticks you and gets you stuck indoors? let us know what you think? post a comment on our facebook page and also tweet us with the hash tag ktvu. minutes ago we received new video of snow in the sierra. let's take a look. cal tran is now requiring change on interstate 80 on lake tahoe except for four wheel drives with snow tires. this was shot ob interstate 80 at cisco grove. they reopened 80 early this morning. it was closed last night because of tricky slick conditions. it was the second time it was closed in the day.
we told you about the first one in the early morning here. there are restrictions for big rigs out there. in the meantime highway 50 is open but chains are required near kiebers to myers in el dorado county. the highway had been closed because of avalanche controls. >> i walked over and talked to the sheriff and he said it's closed and they're doing avalanche control so quite a bit of snow up there and it's really wet. >> westbound traffic was held at myers because of the avalanche controlled near tahoe ski resorts. a back country warning was just lifted a couple minutes ago. don't forget, you can track the incoming storm with our free weather app available for phones and for tablets. the time is 7:07. oakland police investigating the first homicide of the year happening yesterday afternoon. the victim was found in the
street behind a parked car and died at the scene. police heard five or six shots and so far no arrests have been made. another freeway shooting is under investigation this morning just before noon yesterday on the redwood off ramp in the castro valley area. someone in a bronze suv and someone in a silver hatch back were shooting at each other. when deputies arrives no victims or suspects were found but they found bullet casings on the ground. investigators checked surrounding homes and businesses to make sure they were not hit by stray bullets. right now top u.s. intelligence officials are testifying at a senate hearing in washington d.c. about the allegations that russia interfered in the u.s. presidential election in an effort to help donald trump win. the head of national intelligence and the national security agency are testifying at the armed services committee. you see them in front of the
chairman senator john mccain talking about cyber security in general but specifically they're focused on the allegations that russian hackers targeted democratic party e-mails. >> a more aggressive cyber posture leaking data and stolen from these operations and targeting critical systems. >> tomorrow president-elect donald trump will be briefed by the directors of the cia and fbi along with the director of national intelligence. donald trump suggests he may restructure the intelligence agencies once he takes office. the marine corp. is making history today as the first three female infantry marines joined the unit in north carolina. they will serve as rifle men and ma cheen gun manaforter. a plan was approved to open all
jobs in the marine corp. to women. we're hearing now from oakland's first female police chief. . >> i'm a leader cloaked as a woman. >> the reaction to her appointment. poor holiday sales forced macy's to cut jobs and shut stores. more on the future of what macy's building in san francisco's union square. good morning, we're looking at a commute that is getting a little bit slow here on 80 westbound as you head out to the mcarthur maze. in weather, clouds out there and maybe a few sprinkles. a break today and tomorrow and still gearing up for major rain this weekend. heavy rain and possible flooding and strong gusty winds coming. we'll break it all down, coming up.
we go to pam cook in the studio for more busy news. we unfortunately have a little bit of bad news to talk about in just a second. i want to let you know, we don't have the big board to show you live but we'll give you an update. the nasdaq and snp 500 up. the dow is down. bad news for macy's. announcing plans to lay off 10,000 employees and close 100 stores after a disappointing holiday season. the department store reports a 2% drop in sales compared to last year.
macy's plans to close 100 stores with 68 of them closing this year, the rest in the next couple of years. no bay area stores on the list to close. however, macy's is selling the union square store and galleria locations. for now they're leasing the buildings from the new owner. sears is shutting down 7 of its name sakes stores and 24 k- mart stores. none are in northern california. when the stores close their doors, sears will have shut down more than 200 stores now. the roadway tailer has seen revenue fall 15% in the last year. shutting the stores is expected to cut the expenses but we'll continue to watch sears and other retailers. better news from tesla. we check in with hillary vaughn for more on this huge plant tesla is opening. >> reporter: good morning,
that's right, tesla's factory is a (500) 000-0000 $5 billion plant in video. they are starting production on lithium batteries. the plan is that they will be used for tesla's model 3's. now, this giant plan actually cost taxpayers about $1.6 billion of their own funds. pan sonic chipped over a billion dollars to make this plant happened. it's a joint effort between pan sonic and tesla. it's going to employee about 6500 workers directly at the plant and creating about 30,000 jobs. so wins there in terms of bringing jobs to nevada. this is part of tesla's ceo elon musk bigger plan to increase production and output for his company. in 2018 he wants to be producing about half a million cars per year. that's six times more than they
produced last year so having their own battery operation close by and close to home that will allow them to increase their output and potentially meat their 2018 goal. a lot of people waiting for the new teslas. hillary vaughn in our fox business bureau, thanks for staying on top of that. it's national return day. ups expects to handle 1.3 million packages today alone. the national retail federation says 10% of holiday purchases are returned and the rate can be as high as 30% for online orders. >> yes. >> we returned a few things yesterday. >> did you? >> didn't quite fit on my daughters. >> did you go to the store or put it in the mail? >> bought online, return to the store. >> did you buy anything at the store when you return? >> she will do that. >> retailers have that figured out. if you don't have the receipt they give you the lower price
-- the sale price so look around for the receipt or hopefully you put it on a credit or debit card and they can look it up. >> i got my receipts. i have them all five years back. sal, right over there, how are we looking? >> we're okay. i a couple things -- this week is just a little lighter than what we'll be next week. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. you see traffic is busy but it's just a little better than normally. some schools out this week i've been told and that means next week when they come back more people on the roads. this is a look now at the commute if you're driving on interstate 880. past the coliseum the traffic is not bad. this morning if you're driving northbound 280 in san jose, it looks good getting up to the commute. no major problems and we have a
problem in san matt on eastbound 92 on 101. that traffic wasn't affected but 101 is slow. 7:18. let's go to mark filling in for steve. good morning, we're in between storms today. so get outside and make the most of a dry day. you may encounter mist or drizzle out there this morning. here's our live camera looking towards the golden gate bridge. out there in the distance as well, a lot of rainfall expect expected. the same can be said for the bay area as we head into the weekend. right now you can see the overale weather pattern and we have traced out the winds -- -- overall. this is the mechanism to transport the moisture closer towards northern california and central california as well. the rainfall from yesterday has moved out. we still have lingering snow showers out in the sierras and right now lingering clouds and
sprinkles showing up in ma ren county. clouds and fog i should mention in the north bay. santa rosa reporting visibilities down to one quarter of a mile and temperatures in the 30s and 40s. in general, 2-4 inches in rainfall. winds gusting to 50 miles per hour and combination of these elements, a recipe for big concerns this weekend in terms of flooding and mud slides and power outages especially for the coastal hills. if you live by a small creek you'll notice a rapid rise this weekend. this happened with a storm moving in tuesday night and wednesday. this say look at the forecast totals through saturday. these numbers easily go up as we head into sunday as well. coastal hills just the terrain actually forcing the clouds up and you can squeeze more rain out. that's a result of over eight inches for the santa cruz
mountains. this is a narrow band of moisture being focused towards one portion of the state and that could be the bay area down twarz the santa cruz mountains. -- -- towards. the heaviest rain is set to move in the area first thing sunday morning. here's our forecast model showing you the break we have today and tomorrow increasing clouds and then by saturday here's that rainfall coming on board. saturday morning, 8:00 a.m. and then things really get active by saturday night. this is what i'm talking about -- this moisture plume and narrow band setting up continuing into sunday morning as well. a winter storm watch begins friday evening. snowfall 10-20 inches. throughout friday and saturday, snow levels will be going up. temperatures for this afternoon mainly in the 50s. the clouds out there, skies becoming partly cloudy and a look ahead at the five day forecast. the big head line coming in
saturday, the most intense downpours causing problems will be sunday and what is concern concerning could come in early sunday morning so you could be sleeping and it's dark outside. you don't know what's happening -- just a lot happening around you so that's the big concern. >> so these are preps to be made on thursday and then really saturday and sunday coming in. >> yeah, the storm drains and all that and also get the flashlights ready. >> then we're getting more next week. >> yeah, there's a chance. we could be getting more rain next week as well. >> thank you. a bay area native is making a push to buy the san francisco 49ers. it still feels like it just happened. >> he was shot when he was six years old by an active shooter at his school. how a school police officer in stockton is helping to prevent similar tragedies as an adult.
hospital in serious condition. during the rescue though trains were stopped between san francisco and the east bay. there were more delays throughout the evening. now to the investigation on wednesday's train derailment in brooklyn that injured about 100 people. the national transportation safety board announced investigators plan to interview the three person crew including the engineer who suffered a minor in the crash. the train's black boxes have been recovered and the engineer was tested for drugs. new this morning, another terrorist attack in turkey. at least three people wounded today when a car bomb exploded near a courthouse in the city of ismir. so far no one has claimed responsibility. this follows a nightclub attack
in istanbul where 39 people were killed during a new year's eve celebration. for one stockton school police officer the real life scenario of a school shooting hit close to home. he himself was a victim of an active shooter when he was just six years old. 28 years ago a gunmen carrying an ak 47 opened fire at cleveland elementary school where young was a student. five children were killed and 32 others were hurt. young was shot in the chest and foot. >> i was running and when the round hit my right foot my feet went above my head and another round skipped across the ground and hit me in my chest. i carry large bullet fragments in my chest today. >> he clearly remembers the officers who helped him that day and wants to do the same for others. he says the drill to prepare is imperative and is happy to be
teaching active shooter response to his fellow officers. 7:26. a disturbing video streamed live on facebook showed four people attacking a man with special needs. what the suspects were heard yelling and the arrests that followed. the national issue officers are set to address. still slow in some areas although the commute is not too bad. i'll give you some looks at some of these commutes getting into the city and also on the other bay area bridges. it's very nice to see the breaks in the clouds this morning. we are in between storm systems but prepping for the next one. a major system moving into the bay area this weekend for both saturday and sunday. we'll break down the forecast for today and also as we head into the weekend. ?q
temperatures are dropping lower and soon something else will drop from the sky. welcome back. it's january 5th. >> good morning, i'm dave clark. . >> there's so much to tell. >> so much to talk about today. it's hard to imagine what's coming our way this weekend. it looks very nice out there with clouds and a few breaks in the clouds.
today we're in between systems. the same could be said for tomorrow. things could ramp up into the weekend. you can see here the upper level winds transporting this moisture plume closer to the bay area. today there's a break and you may encounter sprinkles and drizzle out there. most clouds beginning to lift. i should mention watch out for low visibility. santa rosa down to one quarter of a mile visibility. livermore 41 and san jose 46 degrees. as you can see, our forecast model showing you this, we are basically clear this afternoon. looking pretty good. same can be said for friday morning and then we will thicken up the clouds throughout the evening hours as we head into saturday. here's the rainfall coming on board. first thing saturday morning, moderate to heavy rainfall and a quick highlight and preview of what can expect.
a safe conservative estimate is 2-4 inches. winds gusting to 50 miles per hour so the potential impacts pretty big concern as we head towards saturday but especially by sunday. we'll talk more about this system coming up. we'll check in with sal and thankfully whether it's impacting the roadways too much this morning. it's not and that's really making it easier for us, mark. good morning. let's look at the bay bridge toll plaza and there's a back up. there's a 20-minute delay. no major problems getting into san francisco but there's slow traffic as you get in. here's a look at the san matt bridge and you can see how slow it is there. traffic not moving well at all on westbound 92. i'm looking at the commute here to see if there's a new accident on the span. it doesn't look like it. it looks like it gets better to the high-rise eastbound 92 clearing an accident there not
causing a big delay. 7:33 let's go back to the desk. oakland's new police chief will take over on february 27th. we're talking about the police chief who met the bay area media for the first time yesterday. during her news conference she rejected a reporter's suggestion that the oakland police department is a mess because of a sex scandal and going through three police chiefs. she's led three different police departments in washington state and worked at the chicago police department and is known as a reformer. >> this is my opportunity to set the mind set of what is spent for me for reform. reform is where we have polls sis and procedures -- -- policies. she is oakland's first female police chief and she plans to live in the city of oakland. she wants to bridge the divide
between the public and police department and win the trust of the rank in file. chief kirkpatrick won't have a lot of time to deal with her job change because she's dealing with protestors of the police department. city leaders are hopeful she'll bring change. there's community activists that are skeptical. >> my main concern is she came from chicago where she woez supposed to be implementing the reforms of the federal government and she only lasted seven months. who knows why she's leaving chicago but that's another department in scandal. >> she says she was impressed by chief's plan and plans to respond to service calls along side her police officers and also will hold several focus group meetings with the
community to examine changes the community wants to see and the areas they're proud of and want to keep within the oakland police department. the oakland police officers association released a statement welcoming the new chief and goes on to say that oakland's hardworking police officers look forward to working collaboratively in serving the community. we posted more video from her news conference yesterday and the income police chief. you can find it on the front page of ktvu.com. top officials from california are in san francisco to discuss the future of law enforcement. on the agenda, officer accountability and public trust and use of force. christian captain live in the city with more on this seminar. christian? >> reporter: good morning, yeah, just got off the phone with event organizer former chief of police for san francisco tony rivera and he
says the focus this year is on accountability and use of force, both timely topics here in san francisco. more than 200 police chiefs and high level law enforcement officials have rsvped and expected to turn out. so far there are 50 or so people gathering on campus. over the last two years the issue of the use of force has become one of society's most controversial issues. the mission is the ethical leadership training for law enforcement officials. the issue is particularly timely again here in san francisco where just before the new year the city put in place new restrictions on the use of force including banning the use of borrowing officers of shooting into vehicles. it gets underway in an hour and we hope to talk with the former chief and some soft event attendees to see what they're hoping to get out of this
symposium. >> we'll hear from them soon i hope. the city council voted in favor of demolishing an apartment building. it's a 20 unit building that was evacuated one year ago and declared uninhardballable. a special meeting was held last night -- -- uninhabitable. >> we saw a lot of changes in the last two months. mid october we knew where the bluffs were exactly with respect to the structure and we saw significant progressive failures by mid december. >> demolition is expected to begin next week. people in concord need a new place to live after a fire last night at an apartment complex that started after 6:00. two people had to be rescued. the american red cross is helping the displaced people
find new places to stay. the cause of the fire is under investigation. a video shows a young man with special needs beaten and tortured for 30 minutes. it was streamed on facebook live. police say four suspects, two men and women all african american have been detained in connection with the attack. they can be heard on the video yelling expletives about donald trump and white people. throughout the video the victim is beaten and cut with a knife while he's tied up and helpless. >> it's quite a possibility it's a kidnapping and that's certainly one of the charges we'll be seeking. if it turns out to be that, we can communicate with them at this point the victim knew least one accused attacker. the time is 7:38. a lot of pressure on president obama to grant last minute
pardons before he leaves office. the two high profile people pleading for a pardon. also, the consumer electronic show kicks off today. we'll go live to lv for a look at the latest gadgets. we're looking at a commute at the bay bridge. about a 15 minute delay at the toll plaza. it's so nice to see the break from the clouds today. make the most of day for your thursday and friday. we'll talk about how much rainfall to expect in the upcoming weekend. also an active weather pattern next week.
the annual consumer electronic show kicks off in lv. >> the latest gadgets, life from vegas with the big trends we're seeing this year. >> reporter: thanks for having me. the show is going to open in a few hours. i'm here at the the sewny booth. this is a look at the new television -- -- t soshgsny this is their flag ship model -- -- sony. there's unprecedented contrast levels for greater blacks and whites. high dynamic range and they have added great sound also. the audio imnates out of the screen itself which is call. up to 71 inches.
no word on when it's coming out. you have to see with your own eyes to appreciate it. there's also cool sound bars for smaller environments. this delivers bigger and clearer sound. wireless activity with a sub woofr that fits underneath your sofa for smaller apartment buildings. let's talk about portable entertainment. this is the 3d mobile theater. this is a mobile theater that simulates up to 800 inch image in front of you, a curved screen and 3d play back as well. you can bring it with you to go as you see here it's on an airplane with five hours of battery. plug it into your phone or lab tap and game console and that's an idea -- -- laptop. it's a comfortable head set and
it's 799 dollars. it's important so have good wifi to connect it all. the big buzz word in 2017 is mesh. the first mesh network was unveiled. a mesh network is a router and satellite device or extender or repeater you put elsewhere in a large home, up to 4,000 skwart. so there's no area that won't get fast speeds. this is 399 dollars. let's talk about cars and bikes. we're starting with the road bikes, they are smart now too showing off the new ones in the spring. there's all kinds of sensors and lights and alarms on the bike to protect the cyclist. there's a four inch touch screen with navigation info and a lot more. the chrysler portable concept made a splash earlier. this is a futuristic car.
it's an autonomous vehicle that will drooef you from point a to point b. that's a look inside the chris tier concept vehicle. finally, check this out. augmented reality from spin tails. look at this quick video here. imagine with your kids you're looking at the rug or bedding through a tablet or smartphone tab. the characters come alife. 99 dollars a piece for that. there's a look at great gadgets and gear from the 50th anniversary of the consumer electronics show. >> that's incredible. i would love to be there. how many people are expected to show up at that expo? ? >> about 200,000 people are expected to rome the nearly 2.5
2.500-0000 square feet. that's 45 football fields. . >> is it just industry or curious people like us. >> it's industry people, primarily retailers. they did one year try letting it open on the third day to consumers but i don't think they're doing that any longer. >> mark, the consumer electronics show in las vegas, thank you mark. the time is 7:46. for angry 49ers fans fed up with the team's owners, comedian rob schneider has a plan to buy the 49ers. on monday when the owner fired the coach chip kelly and general manager snyder tweeted there's a chance for change at the top and he wants to put
together a source of buyers so please sell me 49ers. yesterday he tweeted "we will make a formal proposal to buy the 49ers. we need the fans to support our plan. tell yorks to sell." it's not likely york will sell the 49ers to rob snyder or anybody else. his family has owned the team since 1977. >> and we learned in the news conference you don't dismiss an owner. busy on your first day back. >> yes, it's busy. dave i think will be busier next week as more people come in and a viewer pointed out that some people are ces so this week is busy but not as bad as i think it will be. let's go to highway 24 westbound. you see the traffic is improving a bit as you drive over to the tunnel. no major problems there. traffic continues to look
pretty good. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge. that's still kind of busy as you drive in. no major issues on the actual span. as we take a look at the east bay commute you can see traffic on 880 is slow heading north from 238 and southbound traffic which is the typical commute direction doesn't look that bad. 7:48 filling in for steve, i'm mark tomioa. you can see the storm totals and snow drift drifting coming up out towards squall valley. the amounts really adding up. 84 inches of snow over the past week or so since january 1st. weekend storm forecast for us here in the bay area, we're talking about rain as this system comes ob board. still significant rainfall, around two inches and coastal
hills those amounts can be going up to around 7-8 possibly topping eight inches for the santa cruz mountains. you have been hearing a lot about the atmosphereric river being directed towards one spot. you see the coastal hills and rain almost like a river of moisture air being directed towards one spot as the air is forced up by the terrain. you can squeeze rainfall out and so much rain in the forecast for the coastal hills for saturday and especially into sunday morning. outside right now let's take a live look, beautiful out towards -- dave is looking that. were you applauding my performance there? or the sun. >> both. >> you can see scattered clouds and enjoy the sunshine for today. things will be changing by friday night and into saturday. here's the overall weather pattern. the jet stream directing all the moisture towards central california at least for today.
we get a break and maybe some drizzle or a few sprinkles this morning. partly cloudy skies out there. chilly in santa rosa reporting fog. 31 and 43 degrees. san jose, 46. we just showed you the atmospheric river in the pacific. that's the main mechanism as we head into the weekend. the heavy rain i'm concerned about moves into the reskwob early sunday morning. it will probably wake you up as well. as we head into saturday morning, there's rainfall coming on board. moderate to heavy and look what happens later saturday. there's the stream i'm talking about being directed towards the bay area. this is sunday morning at 2:00 a.m. in the sierra we just showed you the snow totals and the winter storm watch picking up more. snow levels go up as we head into saturday. we could be talking about a lot
of rain in the mountains. temperatures for this afternoon mainly in the 50s and morning clouds and skies partly cloudy. your five day forecast, our next storm is hard to ignore. if i could make the rain cloud big i would. you can see into saturday and sunday, flooding concerns out there and a sharp rise on the creek and mud slides potential as well. . time now 7:51. a major moving company released a survey on where people are relocating to. the surprising state that is the number one best in the station. new details about the raw sewage lack at the san francisco hall of justice. who it was traced back to. ?q i will never wash my hair again.
welcome back. south bay authorities trying to determine what caused a deadly crash involving a google charter bus and pedestrian. it happened tuesday even on the campus of west valley college. 51-year old lua was in the crosswalk hit and killed by the charter bus operated by google employees. the college says google employees are allowed to pay to park on campus and the shuttle buses is allowed to pick up the employees. emergency crews say the weather may be to blame. >> it was rainy and windy at
the time. crews got there within minutes. 0 there's a lot of traffic there on the campus but speeding is not a problem. investigators now plan to talk about people who were on the bus at the time of the crash. officials have confirmed a body found near a car crash is that of olivia gonzalez who was missing from southern california. last night family and friends held this candle light vigil in los angeles. ms. gonzalez and her boyfriend were reported missing last week. their car was found on tuesday. hundreds of feet down a cliff off highway one. >> i'm just shocked. i don't think this is real. >> sadly the body of brian fernandez still has not been found oofrnlt today a key vote is expected on a project to
bring dead kaeted bus lanes. -- -- dedicated. they will take a vote on the environmental impact report and the design plans for the rapid transit project. it's a $300 million project that will increase pedestrian safety and speed up the travel times for bus riders. the corridor is one of the busiest transit cars in san francisco. there's a surprising new number one destination according to a moving company annual survey. a number of people who relocate to a different state south dakota has the highest percentage of people moving to the state. vermont is a close number two and then oregon is number three which has been number one the past few years. new jersey has the highest percentage of people leaving the state following by new york and connecticut. california considered a balance
state with almost as many people moving out as moving in. time to check in with mike. >> thank you, a nice break from the rain but a powerful storm is lining up in the pacific and headed our way. up next, what you can do to protect yourself and property before the big storm hits. california is the nation's leading state when it comes to agriculture and form farmers are worried about deportation of workers. the precautions they're taking before donald trump takes office. afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me,
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strong storms moving in this weekend. top u.s. intelligence officials are testifying on capitol hill following a hearing about russia's alleged vovlt in the u.s. election. a live look from the top of the building in downtown san francisco. the flags whipping there as a nice strong wind makes its way across the bay bridge. looking beautiful on this thursday morning. nice day to get outside for a hike or run. the bay calm now but things are about to change in the next 36 hours or so. good morning, welcome back. it's thursday january 5th.
let's talk about the heavy rain. >> we could have a good steady rain. we are bringing it up a couple levels in intensity. it's happening this weekend. right now i think the timing will be early sunday morning. as you can see now on the satellite, a jet stream is being focused towards central california. this is what we're watching for more development by tomorrow night. a big moisture plume directed towards the bay area like it was tuesday night and wednesday morning. right now some clouds in place and beginning to lift as well. areas of fog up in the north bay, santa rosa still chilly. 31 degrees right now. san francisco at 43. hayward 44 and san jose in the mid 50s. here's the plan for today -- 40s. 40-50 degrees and partly cloudy skies. you can see our breaks setting up for thursday and then into friday and look at this clock into saturday and you will see more clouds and here we go with
a first band of rain moving on shore early saturday morning. this is the beginning of what will be a very active weather pattern setting up. we'll talk more about that in a few minutes. sal has an update on traffic. >> good morning, a look now at the commute and it's moderate. nothing too bad but there's slow traffic out there. as we look at the east shore freeway, the commute between the cartinez bridge and mac arthur maze is pretty good. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza where you can see the traffic here is not bad. westbound coming up into the bay brinl, there's a but of a back up though so it's not completely light. you can see this. i want to show you the bay area traffic map and you can see where it's red, we don't have a lot. slow out of san lee an droe and down into oakland. westbound 580 up to the lake shore area.
802, let's go back to the desk. a break from the wet weather means we have a chance to prepare for this weekend's storms. alex joins us live on this thursday morning, an area that could see a lot of problems this weekend. >> yeah, folks around here know about the serious possibility of flooding and that it is certainly something to be concerned about with these weekend storms. folks we have been talking to this morning are getting ready and taking the warning seriously and we are seeing folks coming here to this sandbag station on sunny hills drive near the tennis courts filling up the sandbags. this is one of many stations in this area. as a matter of fact, have a look here. we just saw a short time ago a city work crew showed up and dumped a fresh load of sand here because they are expecting a lot of people are filling up the sandbags today and tomorrow. homeowners are bracing for several inches of rain up to ten inches potentially near the top of the mountain.
obviously folks are worried about the run off from the mountain and those nearby creeks. 0 emergency workers preparing for flooding and widespread power outages. the agency pge and is doubling the number of crews on hand this week so they can kwukly respond to outages. people here are taking the warning seriously and preparing for the storms. >> i'll come back tonight and load up sandbags and help out some neighbors and prepare. you got to prepare. >> county officials are also preparing to open up an emergency command center so they can manage storm related issues as they come up.
with the rain there's a serious concern about trees being uprooted. that tends to bring down power lines that lead to widespread outages. uts a god idea to have plenty of flashlights and batteries and a word of advice from emergency officials, make sure your cell phone is charged up before this storm moves in in case you lose power, you can make some calls. the sandbags readily available here and across the bay area. strong winds from yesterday's early morning storm sent six boats adrift in sos lee soslito. two small dinghies were returned yesterday. there was more damage in the east bay. the homeowner said he came back from work early yesterday morning and found a tree had fallen on to his garage.
three classic cars were stored in the agaj and crushed. new information about a road to lake tahoe blocked off this morning. traffic on highway 50 is being held at twin bridges and el dorado county. rain and snow continue to fall in the sierra. over interstate 80 where cal trans reopened the freeway before 1:30 this morning. chains still required in baks administer county to the nevada state line except for four wheel drive vehicles with snow tires. there's also the threat of avalanches. officials shut down highway 50 because of avalanche control. >> he said right now it's closed and they were doing avalanche control so quite a bit of snow up there. >> westbound traffic on 50 was held at myers because of the avalanche control near tahoe area ski resorts a warning was lifted one hour ago. you can track the incoming storm with our free weather
app. it's available for all phones and tablets. weather officials are telling people to cancel outdoor plans and hunker down this weekend. that got us thinking about our question of the day. >> what is your favorite thing to do when the weather has you stuck inside? comment on our facebook page or tweet us using the tash tag ktvu. responses coming in fast -- -- hash tag. keep the responses coming. we'll share more of them right here on ktvu fox mornings on 2. top u.s. intelligence officials are testifying in washington d.c. about the allegations that russia interfered in the u.s. election to help donald trump win. the director of the national
intelligence agency are testifying at the senate arms services committee. arizona senator john mccain is the chairman of the committee and talking about cyber security in general but specifically they are focused on the allegations that russian hackers targeted democratic party e-mails to influence the november election. >> this was a multifaceted thing. the hacking was only one part of it. it also entailed classical propaganda and disinformation and fake news. >> tomorrow president-elect donald trump is scheduled to be briefed by the directors of the cia and fbi along with the director of national intelligence on the investigation into the russian hacking allegations. mr. donald trump has suggested he may restructure the intelligence agencies once he take office. some california farmers aren't waiting to see what the donald trump presidency means
for business. one of the biggest concerns is donald trump's campaign promise to deport (1) 100-0000 11 million immigrants in the country. if the promise is carried out it could lead to worker shortage. they're buying new farm equipment currently done by hand but the head of the grower association says farmers shouldn't worry because the focus is getting criminals out of the country. president obama is expected to issue one more batch of pardons before he leaves office. bo bird dog, the army sergeant who left his post in afghanistan and held for five years by the taliban. the last group will likely be similar to the others the president has issued which have been largely nonviolent drug offenders. happy national returns day. it's today, the most people
return holiday gifts purchased online. 1.3 million packages are expected to be handled by ups today alone. that rate can be high as 30% when it comes to online orders. bad news for macy's announcing plans to lay off 10,000 employees and close 100 stores after a disappointing holiday season. a 2% drop in sales compared to last year. macy's plans to close 1010 stores. 0 stores. there's not a single bay area store. macy is selling the union square men's store. for now they're going to lease the stores back from the new owner. there's fewer and sears k- mart stores by the spring. sears is shutting down seven stores and can mart stores will be closed as well. the affected stores are in northern california. they will have shut down for
machine 200 store and revenue has fell 13% in the last years. we are hearing more from oakland's first female police chief. >> we're moving forward and we'll learn from the mistakes of our past. the past is behind us now. >> goals for the department and reaction to her appointment. >> if you thought you saw everything from stef curry, you haven't, the harlem globe trotters try a new trick shot. good morning, we see traffic that's moderate. some slowing on the east shore and we'll tell you more about that and some of the drive times when we come back.
we're learning more about the raw sewage leak. the building there houses courtrooms, police bureaus and jail cells. prosecutors say this is the fifth time in 14 months that raw sewage has flooded the offices and hallways. an inmate stuck a towel down the floor on the 7th floor causing a back up that leaked on to the third floor. >> some of the prosecutors to safe the files and belongings actually had to wade through sewage water. >> the sewage also knocked out the da's computer network and 30 people were forced to
evacuate. the department of health is investigating. mug led drugs were found inside shoes brought into a courtroom. according to the san francisco example ner this happened last month. a dispute over a basketball hoop. we reported the story yesterday. a newer regulation basketball hoop was bought for her son but some neighbors complained saying the hoop. the apartment
complex is owned by the computer district and the mayor is on the board that overseas the school. >> the trail bladesers were without dame yen on the bench with an injured ankle. they still led the war yars and golden state turned it up in the third. steph curry led the team with 35 points and the warriors won 112-117. -- 125-117. the harlem globe trotters tried out new shots. the globe trotters are promoting upcoming games in san jose next weekend. for the first time ever they have a four point line. it's 30 feet away from the rim, the nba three point line is over 23 feet there at the top of the key. . >> i bet steph and katie could
do that too. >> i believe that. let's talk more about the traffic. sal, it's a lot easier through the cold than through rain. >> today we're getting a break. we also have a break a bit for this afternoon's commute. right now the traffic is moving along well on 24. getting up to the tunnel, as a matter of fact it's been a nice drive westbound 24 all the way through. when you get to the oakland side it's different. let's go to bay bridge clearing out. i don't think you will see that next week as more people are back in school. we look at the east bay commute. there's some spots where you see red on the maps corresponding with slow traffic. one is 580 and the other 880 northbound getting into oakland. let's bring in mark now. >> yeah, getting the maps for you for the forecast update and as you mentioned today we get a break. a dry start for thursday
morning and also into friday as you can see a beautiful camera shot looking forwards the beautiful golden gate bridge. nice to see the sun but things will be changing by tomorrow afternoon. first as we increase the clouds and then by late friday night into saturday the rainfall comes moving on shore as you can see now, most of the rain showers focused to our south and a few light snow showers reported in the mountains. current numbers still have fog reports up in santa rosa. 31 degrees there. san francisco at 43. san jose at 45. lower 50s, checking in 42 -- -- lower 40s. we're taking this forecast model into saturday. this is as we head into early sunday morning and these amounts are very impressive and this model goes out until early sunday morning. these numbers really going out for the second half of the
weekend as the most intense downpours move into the region. for the coastal hills potentially a terrain forcing the clouds up squeezing more rainfall out picking up 8-10 inches of rain so flash flooding and debris flow is a big concern as we head into the weekend especially for the coastal hills but anywhere across the entire region. here's the atmospheric river we're watching develop in the pacific. it's backed off for today. rainfall develops saturday and then into sunday heavy rainfall. speaking of timing, that's early sunday morning just after midnight, maybe around 1:00 or 2:00 in the morning. that could last for five or six hours, possibly longer than that. in the sierra a winter storm watch kicks in friday and saturday evening. snow level starts out low. it will be going up into saturday afternoon. by saturday night we could be talking about a lot of rain in the mountains as the warmer air
moves in as the system sets up in the pacific. for today we get a break. for thursday and friday we definitely thicken up the clouds. here we go with the rainfall at 2:00 a.m. on saturday moving on shore 9:00 a.m. saturday and then this is what we're watching later saturday and sunday. the more intense part set up camp. this is 3:00 a.m. saturday. probably while you're sleeping this could wake you up. this could be the most intense part of the storm early sunday morning. >> temperatures for this afternoon, partly cloudy skies and temperatures in the mid 50s. afternoon highs looking good. a chill in the air on the cold part of this weather pattern. into your friday we'll thicken up the clouds and next storm will be a strong one as we head into saturday. as i mentioned the timing of the heaviest rainfall is sunday morning and thankfully a break by monday. a slight chance of shower and then in the bay area we can handle a lot of rainfall. when they get to a certain
point that's when we see those problems and that will be a concern not only for saturday and especially into 2:00 sunday morning. thank you, mark. he was shot when he was six years old by an active shooter at his school. >> it still feels leek it just happened. >> how a stockton school police officer is preventing similar tragedies as an adult. high end bikes stolen from a nonprofit group. the search in san jose after the shop was hit twice in one hour.
a school resource officer slammed a 15-year old sophomore girl to the ground in north carolina. she claims she was trying to break up a fight when the officer grabbed her from behind. he's since been placed on administrative leave. the girl's mother has pulled both daughters from the school and has hired a lawyer. police looking for the thieves who stole high end bikes from a south bay nonprofit. this happened in downtown san jose. they fix used bikes and sells them and money from the sales goes towards work training programs for the homeless and young people in the foster care system and are now 18 aging out. the owner says the thief used a large rock to smash the shop's
window. an hour later they returned when the shop owner was in the back room. >> while we were cutting the plywood to patch up the broken window they came in again and stole more bikes. when the second burglary of the day happened i felt like wow, we can't let our guard down for one second around here. that was kind of eye opening. . >> four high end bikes and a cannon dale were stolen. the shop owner the merchandise is worth 3,$000. a tuition hike for the first time in six years. instate students would increase by $208 about a 2% increase. fees for students and services would go up by 54 dollars. $54. the state says it's left the university looking for ways to pay for faculty classes and
financial aid. auto nation, america's largest retailer is launching a hiring blip. some jobs available in the bay area. they are looking for sales associated to work in san jose. you have to register ahead of time for the event and a link to the registration and hiring event itself on our website, ktvu.com. an attack streamed on facebook live, new information about the people detained and the reaction coming in this morning. we will take you inside a conference where police officers from around the state are discussing accountability and the use of force. not too bad out there. there's slow traffic. we'll check out the popular commutes and give them a check when we come back. in weather we have breaks in the clouds. nice to have sunshine out for there your thursday. we are enjoying a break today and tomorrow. still tracking a very potent weather system impacting the
to mark. one of the days where it's inviting to get outside and join the morning and afternoon. >> especially if you know it's headed our way. that weather system. if there's anything you can do for the intense rainfall we're expecting this weekend and also some strong wind as well. on the satellite you can see moisture tracking towards central california so that's what's happening now. at least for today a break in the action and here's a closer look at the radar. still rain showing up to the south down towards central and southern california. we still have lingering clouds but it's chilly out there. on the cold side of the weather pattern, look at the temperatures in santa rosa all morning long in the lower 30s. 31 degrees in san francisco. san jose 45 degrees. areas of fog up to the north bay as well in sonoma county.
clouds beginning to lift and partly cloudy skies this afternoon, low to mid 50s. you can see what's happening today. we get our break and tomorrow and by friday afternoon here we go, the clouds thicken and the first bans of rain push on shore into saturday. this is the beginning of what will be a very active weather want here in the bay area. we'll talk more about that. checking in with sal now for an update. good morning. getting into san francisco now, not too bad. the traffic is better. looking at the commute here if you're driving on the san matt bridge, it's become better as you drive through the area. no major problems as you drive through. we have been looking at the maps and looking at the slow traffic. most of it is in the east bay. we have slow traffic this
morning in san francisco along northbound 101. you see slow traffic coming up through south city and brisbane and staying ing heavy into downtown san francisco. oakland new police chief will take over on january 37th. chief anne kirkpatrick has been a police chief in three different cities in washington state and also at the chicago police department and is known as a reformer. during her news conference which we brought to you live, she rejected a suggestion that the oakland police department is in shambles. >> i don't consider it a mess. it's not an opportunity. [ applause ] and it's all about going forward. it's about going from good to great. . >> anne kirkpatrick is the reform leader california has
been searching for. she has sto deal with a wide range of issues from racial profiling to officer misconduct and public protestses against the police department. -- -- protests. some community activists are expressing skepticism because of where she just worked. >> my main concern about her in particular is she just came from chicago where she was supposed to implement the federal reforms of the federal government and only lasted there seven months. we know that's another department mired in big scandal. >> the mayor told us she was impressed by kirk can you recollect's plan for first 100 days as chief. she plans to respond to service calls along side officers and examine changes the community
wants to see. the oakland police officers association released a statement welcoming the chief. we posted more footage from the news conference and the incoming police chief anne kirkpatrick. you can find it on the home page at ktvu.com. hundreds of police officers are in san francisco to discuss issues such as use of force accountability. christian captain is joining us live from the university of san francisco with what police agencies hope to learn. >> good morning, that two day symposium getting underway behind me. the topics they are hoping to tackle are accountability and yaus use of force, very timely here in san francisco. high level law enforcement officials have rsvped anti-
depressantped. we're taking a long look at it and what we can do better and how we can increase the partnership with the community. >> reporter: an issue particularly timely here in san francisco where just before the new year the city put in new place the new restrictions including barring officers from shooting into vehicles. officers hope to learn from one another and bring the best practices back to individual departments. >> christian captain live there at usf, thank you. a 20-unit building was evacuated a year ago and
declared uninhardball. inhabited. >> we saw a lot of changes in the last two months so about mid october we knew where the bluffs were exactly with respect to th structure and we have seen significant progressive failures by mid december. >> demolition is expected to begin next week. bart is running normal this morning after firefighters rescued a man trapped between two rail cars last night at the 24th street mission state in san francisco. authorities say it looks like the man fell on to the train tricks and was hit by a train -- -- tracks. he was taken to the hospital in serious condition. there were more delays throughout the evening. dylann roof was convicted in the killings of nine african americans at a church in
charleston. federal prosecutors began yesterday by calling the widow of the church 's slain pastor to testify. she said she and her six year old daughter hid under a desk and could hear the attack in the next room. prosecutors are planning on calling three dozen witnesses. during the hearing jurors are deciding whether roof will get the death penalty or spend life in prison. he could be the first person to be sentenced to death in a hate crime trial. law enforcement officers in stockton took part in an active shooter drill. for one officer it hit close to home because he was a victim of an active shooter when he was six years old. a gunmen opened fire at cleveland elementary school where he was a student. five children were killed and 32 others hurt. young was shot in the chest and foot. >> i was running and when the round hit my right foot my feet
went above my head and another round skipped across the ground and hit me in the chest. i also carry large bullet fragments in my chest to this day. >> young clearly remembers the officers who helped him that day and he wants to do the same for others. he said the drill is imperative and he is happy to be teaching active shooter response to other officers. breaking barriers in the military. how three female marines are making history today. also a big named comedian wants to buy the san francisco 49ers. what rob snyder is treating to york -- -- schneider. some commutes have become lighter like the bay bridge coming into san francisco. this week has been a parade of storms. you can see partly cloudy skies skies and a bit of a breeze. we're talking about intense rainfall this weekend. we'll break everything down
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for 30 minutes it was streamed on facebook live. police say four suspects two men and women all african american have been detained in nnection with the attack. they can be heard yelling ex- mri at thises about donald trump and white people. they have not determined if hate crimes bb charged. they say he's beaten and cut with a knife. >> it's a possibility it's a kidnapping and that's one of the charges we will be seeking if it turns out to be that. he is a little traud ma tiezed 0. >> one of the accused attackers from school facebook has removed the video. 30 people in concord need a new place to live after a fire hit their apartment complex after 6:00 last night near the building. it spread to the second floor and people were rescued from the burning building. the american red cross is hoping to displace people. the cause of the fire is under investigation. negotiations as fishermen continue to strike for nearly a week along the pacific coast. it started when one of the major wholesalers said they would not pay less than $3 a pound. nearly 1200 fishing crews stopped working as the supply of crabs have dropped along the west coast. this could be a joke or could be serious business for angry san francisco 49ers fans fed up with the team's owners. the comedian rob schneider says he as a plan in the works to buy the team.
on monday when coach kelly was fired he tweeted there's a chance for change at the top. 0 of course it's highly unlikely he will sell the team to schneider or anyone else. the family has owned the 49ers since 1977 and you don't dismiss the owners as he said in the conference he's not going anywhere. sal is back, great to see you. >> thanks mike, nice to see you guys chls traffic is not bad right now. some people still taking the rest of the week off looking at these traffic pictures. 880 is slow. they are beginning to get back to normal passing the coliseum getting up to downtown oakland
and so is 580 but at the bay bridge not too bad. little bit of a back up but definitely lighter than usual. i'll show you slow traffic though northbound 101 slowing coming out of brisbane. :1 slowing coming out of brisbane. give yourself 80 extension not too bad. 8:45 let's go to mark. >> good morning, an active weekend in the bay area and up in the sierra. storm totals are impressive. you can see the snow amount going up quite a bit. kirkwood and the squall valley, 84 inches of snowfall since january 1st. that's intense. they're picking up more as we head towards the weekend. the weekend storm forecast, maybe around two inches of rainfall. coastal hills that's something that's really serious. the rainfall could be topping
eight inches and especially with intense downpours that can set the stage for mud slides and flooding near the creek z as well. hearing a lot about the atmospheric river. you can see here basically a flow of moisture air being directed towards the bay area. it really hits the coastline and you squeeze out the excessive rainfall happening especially picking up into saturday and really sunday morning that's the time frame i'm concerned with. outside now, let's take a look out towards the richmond san rafael bridge. the sunshine headed our way this weekend so a break for today and tomorrow as well. here's the overall weather pattern in the pacific. that jet stream driving the energy now. we just have rain showers out here in the south down towards central and southern california and still lingering snow showers in the mountains as well. right now it's chilly and some fog, 31 degrees. san francisco 44.
san jose 45. this weekend around 2-4 inches. winds gusting to 50 miles per hour. here's the atmospheric river setting up in the pacific and this is setting up for saturday but especially into sunday morning when we get the most intense downpours out. we get the break through friday and increasing clouds and rain marches on shore early saturday morning and saturday at 9:00 we'll take this into sunday morning and this is the target time, 2:00 and 3:00 intense downpours out there and strong winds so that it's going to wake you up while we're sleeping as we head into sunday morning. temperatures for this afternoon in the 50s and here's a look ahead. the next storm coming on board saturday and really intensify ing intensifying.
the dow jones is down by more than 100 points and more than half of 1% slipping further away from the 20,000 mark we were watching so closely ofrjts to the investigation of wednesday's train derailment that injured 100 people. the safety board announced this morning that investigators plan to interview the three person crew including the engineer who suffered minor injuries. the ntsb will be at the site for up to a week. the train's black boxes have been recovered and the engineer was tested for drugs as standard procedure.
saturday will mark two years since a mast mass shooting. it was january 7th when two brothers forced their way into offices injuring 12 others. a shoot out with police two days later claiming responsibility for the attack. police are investigating the first homicide of the year in the city happening yesterday afternoon. 16th street in west oakland, the victim found lying in the street behind a parked vehicle. people who lived nearby say they heard five or six shots. so far no arrests have been made. another shooting in the east bay after it happened before noon yesterday at the redwood off ramp of interstate 580. investigators say someone in an suv was shooting.
the victim or suspect found bullet casings on the ground. the sheriff's spokes person says investigators checked surrounding homes and businesses. following breaking news for you now to san francisco, firefighters battling a two alarm fire at an apartment complex near the tower. you can see from the live picture, trucks on scene and one person had to be rescued from the building. this fire appears to be out. it was reported about 8:15. it was originally a one alarm. officials say the person that had to be rescued is being treated by medics and the extent of the injuries are not yet known. we'll continue to keep following this breaking story for you and bring you updates as they become available. republican lawmakers in congress say their first order och business after the
inauguration is to get rid of the affordable care act. here in california the program operates under the program covered california. ken jacobs says 23 million people in california would lose coverage if the act was appealed. many people have insurance because of expanded medicaid or subsidiaries to help pay premiums and it allows children to stay on parent's insurance until the age of 26. it requires most employers and individuals who have insurance to pay a fine. >> they could get rid of the original mandate and healthier people drop out. healthcare costs go up and if healthcare costs go up more healthy people refuse to drop out of the pool. >> he goes on to say that could put the insurance markets into chaos and republicans take away funding for the healthcare law
with no replacement plan. that could destabilize the market for individual insurance across the country. there's surprising news this morning for parents worried about children having a peanut allergy. the federal government today released new guidelines that say children at highest risk for the allergy should be given small doses of peanuts because it could prevent the allergy from ever developing. from six mill yob young children in the u.s. peanuts are the most common allergy. the group recommends parents introduce their children to peanuts at the age of 4-6 months. the first three female infantry marines join the union in north carolina serving as rifle men, machine gunner and marine. ash carter approved the plan to open all jobs within the marine
corp.. the private memorial service happening today for carrie fisher and her mother debbie reynolds. fish fush is best known for her role in the star wars movie series. her mother died after an apparent stroke just one day after her daughter passed. she was 84 years old. . changes coming to little leagues across the country. the background checks happening for adults involved in the sport.
he was convicted in 1999 of sexual abusing two young boys in california. he was convicted in washington state in 2013 and 2014 for failing to register as a sex offender. background checks will be required for all coaches and other u.s. o fishes. the organization is requiring volunteers listed on any registry or other criminal history. the little league says it will pay for 125 background checks and any volunteer's name comes up involving a juvenile will not be allowed to participate in little league. local leagues must consider other criminal records if deciding a person can work or volunteer with the lead. it could take several days to figure out what caused a deadly crash involving a google charter bus and pedestrian tuesday evening on the campus of west valley college in sartoga. a 51-year old woman was hit and
killed be you the charter bus. google employees are allowed to pay to park on campus and the bus is allowed to pick up google workers. weather may be at least partly to blame. >> it's very rainy and windy at the time. time frame wise, crews got there within minutes and they were able to get them out. . >> students we talked with said there's a lot of traffic on campus but speeding is not a problem. investigators now plan to interview witnesses. officials confirmed a body found near an louis county. family and friends held a candle light vigil in los angeles for gonzalez who was reported missing last week. they were taking a trip up to big sur but the car was found hundreds of feet off a cliff. >> i'm just driving back and i
was shocked. >> the body of her boyfriend still has not been found. today at 9:00, the sierra continues to get pounded with snow. . >> digging out every day. >> we'll take a look at the dangers it poses for people headed to tahoe and reno. snow in the mountains and rain in the bay area. what people are doing to prepare for this weekend's big storm. more than 200 police chiefs gathering in san francisco for national issues they're set to address. good locking thursday morning out there. we take a live picture. makes me want to drive my truck down there. welcome to the 9:00 everyone. guess who is back? great to see you.